guest of honor


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guest of honor

n.
A person in whose honor a gathering is held.

guest′ of hon′or


n.
1. a person in whose honor a dinner, party, etc., is given.
2. a distinguished person invited to a dinner, meeting, etc., esp. on some unique occasion.
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Noun1.guest of honor - the person in whose honor a gathering is held
guest, invitee - a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
References in classic literature ?
Monsieur and Madame Ratignolle made much of the Colonel, installing him as the guest of honor and engaging him at once to dine with them the following Sunday, or any day which he might select.
He sat, the guest of honor, at an Arden Club banquet, with men of note whom he had heard about and read about all his life; and they told him how, when they had read "The Ring of Bells" in the TRANSCONTINENTAL, and "The Peri and the Pearl" in THE HORNET, they had immediately picked him for a winner.
Wieden + Kennedy New York, Heineken's creative agency-of-record, created and produced "The Guest of Honor," including the theatrical production and video documenting the challenge that debuted on YouTube.
Media reports said, on Wednesday the 50th JF-17 jet will be included in Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fleet formally, where Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif will be the guest of honor in the ceremony.
Choosing Lebanon as the guest of honor at this event, which will take place from November 6 to 16, sheds light on the creativity of the Lebanese in different domains," Taleb said.
President Plevneliev will be a guest of honor and a keynote speaker at the gala dinner for the official opening of the forum on Thursday.
Speaking to Saba, Undersecretary of the Tourism Ministry Omar Bab-Alghayth said that Yemen will participate in the 15th EMITT after it was chose by organizers of the Fair as the 2011 guest of honor.
Selection of Saudi Arabia as the guest of honor in the Korea's international exhibition affirms the Kingdom's great cultural status in the Arab and Islamic world.
Cairo ICT has chosen a guest of honor for the past three years.
On November 4, 2009 Tunisia also took part as a guest of honor in the Montreux Travel Trade Workshop (TTW) held in Switzerland, which gathered tourism specialists, travel services, travel and tourism associations, travel consultants and travel industry professionals from around the world.
According to the London daily Elaph, Spanish gypsy was the main theme of the eleventh prime of the famous music talent show "Star Academy", where the famous Lebanese artist Carole Samaha was the guest of honor on the show accompanied by the "Gypsy King" musical group member Mario Reyes.
Mandela was the guest of honor at the August ceremony, sponsored by Trees for Africa, a Global ReLeaf International partner.